Financial Literacy Month
April is National Financial Literacy Month!
Established in the US in 2004, Financial literacy month strives to raise awareness and engage individuals in their financial well-being.
Financial Wellness is a life-long journey; Cougar Money Matters is here to ease the process!
Join us for multiple events during the month of April—engage in your financial understanding and enter to win prizes. Each event you attend will earn you one raffle ticket! There will be multiple drawings each week and a grand prize of $250 towards a Scholarship from Cougar Money Matters
Join us throughout the month of April for WSU’s Financial Literacy Month Events. Looking for something specific? Check out our schedule below, including weekly themes, to find the right events for you!
FINANCIAL EDUCATION FAIR
Join our virtual Financial Education Fair April 20, 2022 from 11am – 1pm through Airmeet where you will be able to meet with experts in the areas of employment, personal and consumer finance, and financial aid!
Learn More about tools available to increase your understanding of your own finances.
MONTH OF EVENTS
WEEK 1: APRIL 4 – 8
LEARN FROM THE PROS
WEEK 2: APRIL 11- 15
Learn about the resources available to students in navigating their financial experiences at WSU.
- Understanding Your Personal Money Relationship
- Salary Negotiations
- Career Development: Finding Opportunities
- Credit and Identity Theft
- WSU National Student Exhcange
- Improving Academic Success Through Financial Wellness
- How to Learn From a Financial Mistake
WEEK 4: APRIL 25 – 29
Students explain how they accomplish and navigate certain financial experiences such as: “Grocery Shopping on a Budget!”
- The Shoestring Tourist: How to Plan for Traveling While on a Low Budget
- Shopping on a Budget
- 5 Financial Books to Recommend
- Make Money Make Sense
Financial Literacy Month is Presented by: